I like your site looks like those grandkids are getting into the bees.
I have also starting using the foam Nuc's http://www.betterbee.com/products.asp?dept=304 and they really help with heat conservation in the winter. Last winter was my first year to use them and I had a much better rate of overwintering in these. I also just pour in some syrup through the entrance unto the floor and do not have to worry about having a feeder.
All round I will keep using them as the hold up well.
\"I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree<br />And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made<br />nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey bee<br />and live alone in the bee-loud glade.\"<br />-- WB Yeats